Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery

Museum building
baby changing facilities icon Food icon Shop icon Study area icon Hearing disability facilities icon Visual disability facilities icon Wheelchair access icon

The Museum and Art Gallery is set in the beautiful Riversley Park and has three galleries which house regularly changing temporary and touring art exhibitions. We also have galleries devoted to permanent displays of local author George Eliot, local history and our fine art collection.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Gallery, Museum

Opening hours

Museum & Tearoom Opening Times:
Tuesday - Saturday 10.30-16.30
Sunday 14.00-16.30
Bank Holiday Mondays

Closed: Monday (except Bank Holidays)

Admission charges

Admission Free

Collection details

Archaeology, Costume and Textiles, Industry, Literature, Personalities, Social History

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Image of wooden carved box in the form of a leopard's head

Thinking about World Culture Objects.

  • 8 July — 1 October 2017 *on now

This experimental exhibition uses films to explore the objects. Are they functional, ceremonial, artistic or all of these things. What do they represent. How will you see them? This exhibition includes activities for children

Suitable for

  • Any age


Free but donations welcomed

Image of tapestry by Beryl Hammill On the Garden under the Sea

Elements: Earth, Air, Fire, Water

  • 15 July — 10 September 2017 *on now

This exhibition features small scale tapestry pieces from artists from the USA, Australia and the U.K The pieces show a variety of tapestry techniques. They were inspired by the landscape or the elements earth, air, fire and water.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly


Free but donations welcomed.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Photograph of Nuneaton Museum & Art Gallery

Nuneaton Art School Reminiscence Cafe

  • 10 September 2017 1:30-4:30pm

Did you attend Nuneaton Art School? Why not drop in to this special event and share your photographs, artwork, documents and memories with our Access Assistants.

We’ll scan this material to include in a new pop-up display at the Museum during the Art School Reunion in October. We’d also like to include it on a new website to build a history of the Art School as told by those who attended it.

There’s no need to book, just drop into the Museum between 1:30 and 4:30pm to share your stories with us.

Suitable for

  • Any age


The event is free to attend and no booking is required. Please call 024 7637 6158 for more information.


Nuneaton Museum and Art Gallery
Riversley Park
Coton Road
CV11 5TU




024 7637 6158

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.